Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Thou sayest, Lo, thou hast smitten the Edomites; and thine heart lifteth thee up to boast: abide now at home; why shouldest thou meddle to thine hurt, that thou shouldest fall, even thou, and Judah with thee?
2 Chronicles 26:16
But when he was strong, his heart was lifted up, so that he did corruptly, and he trespassed against Jehovah his God; for he went into the temple of Jehovah to burn incense upon the altar of incense.
2 Chronicles 32:25
But Hezekiah rendered not again according to the benefit done unto him; for his heart was lifted up: therefore there was wrath upon him, and upon Judah and Jerusalem.
then thy heart be lifted up, and thou forget Jehovah thy God, who brought thee forth out of the land of Egypt, out of the house of bondage;
By pride cometh only contention; But with the well-advised is wisdom.
Pride goeth before destruction, And a haughty spirit before a fall.
He that is of a greedy spirit stirreth up strife; But he that putteth his trust in Jehovah shall be made fat.
But when his heart was lifted up, and his spirit was hardened so that he dealt proudly, he was deposed from his kingly throne, and they took his glory from him:
Behold, his soul is puffed up, it is not upright in him; but the righteous shall live by his faith.
But he giveth more grace. Wherefore the scripture'saith, God resisteth the proud, but giveth grace to the humble.
1 Peter 5:5
Likewise, ye younger, be subject unto the elder. Yea, all of you gird yourselves with humility, to serve one another: for God resisteth the proud, but giveth grace to the humble.
Thus saith Jehovah, Let not the wise man glory in his wisdom, neither let the mighty man glory in his might, let not the rich man glory in his riches;
1 Corinthians 1:29
that no flesh should glory before God.
2 Chronicles 35:21
But he sent ambassadors to him, saying, What have I to do with thee, thou king of Judah? I come not against thee this day, but against the house wherewith I have war; and God hath commanded me to make haste: forbear thee from meddling with God, who is with me, that he destroy thee not.
A fool's lips enter into contention, And his mouth calleth for stripes.
It is an honor for a man to keep aloof from strife; But every fool will be quarrelling.
He that passeth by, and vexeth himself with strife belonging not to him, Is like one that taketh a dog by the ears.
Or what king, as he goeth to encounter another king in war, will not sit down first and take counsel whether he is able with ten thousand to meet him that cometh against him with twenty thousand?